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Birds Post & Go - Garden Birds
The first in Royal Mail's pictorial Post & Go issue, this set of stamps depicts a six garden birds chosen as a result of RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch: the Blue Tit, Robin, Starling, Goldfinch, House Sparrow and Wood Pidgeon. Celebrate the first commemorative stamps issued from a machine with this beautiful first day cover.
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Special Signed Edition
A limited number of these covers have been personally signed by designer of the stamps Robert Gillmor. Robert is an ornithologist, artist, illustrator, author, editor and founder member of Society of Wildlife Artists. He worked with Royal Mail to produce this set of bird stamps which we love!
Birds Post & Go Series
The Birds Post & Go stamp issues are an interesting piece of postal history - commemorative stamps issued from machines. The first and second set of stamps of the issue all featured garden birds, which were chosen as a result of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Great Garden Birdwatch, whereas the third set depicts water birds that can be found on or close to Britain's lakes, rivers and streams. Post & Go terminals are a relatively new philatelic inovation, allowing customers to weight their letters and packets, pay for and print postage labels and stamps without the need to visit the counter. Trialed in 2007, there are now over 30 Post & Go machines around the UK, and have helped many people avoid those dreaded queues!
The Last of the Summer Wine
To commemorate the very final episode of Last of the Summer Wine, the longest-running and one of the most popular comedy programme in Britain, we decided to use the stamps from this Birds Post & Go issue to create some special first day covers. Both covers are helping us to raise money for RAF Bomber Command.
Quick Facts: Birds Post & Go Garden Birds I FDC is a First-day Cover Issue date : 17th September 2010
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